International Soccer Program

The International Soccer Training Program will offer participants the opportunity to train 5 days per week in an intense soccer culture without using their NCAA eligibility. The academy uses the same modern facilities as the Monroe College Varsity Soccer team. These include a recently built lighted artificial turf field as well as indoor facilities.


The International Soccer Training Program curriculum is a progressive 10 month program that models many professional clubs. The focus is on educating players on many career opportunities in the business of sports. The curriculum includes individual assessment and skill development, individual tactical concentration, team tactics, coach development, fitness for soccer, goalkeeper education and nutrition. Classes use video and computerized animation to illustrate many of the key topics. The academy will be run by Gavin McInerney.

Participants must be enrolled as full-time MCC students. Monroe Community College offers a dynamic learning environment, accomplished and supportive faculty and staff, excellent academics, and an innovative approach that will help you find your own personal path to success. With over 90 academic programs, MCC offers students a comprehensive college experience and exceptional opportunities.

Check out our 2014-2015 brochure for more information!

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For questions regarding the International Soccer Training Program, contact

For questions regarding international student admissions, contact Meryll Pentz at

For questions regarding international student services, contact Audra Dion at

Gavin McInerney

Gavin McInerney will oversee the day-to-day running of the International Soccer Training Program.

McInerney has spent three years as the Assistant Coach with the MCC Men's Varsity Soccer team. During his time as an Assistant Coach, MCC won the 2012 District Championship and finished the season 3rd in the Nation with an 18-1-1 record. Throughout his time with the Men's program McInerney developed three NJCAA All-Americans

as well as two NJCAA Regional Player of the Year. Overall MCC went 43-8-4 during his three years on staff.

Gavin McInerneyMcInerney coached for two seasons at Division 1 program University at Buffalo. While at UB Mc Inerney coached current MLS standout Bobby Shuttleworth as well as former Cardiff City FC player Martin John. During his two years at UB Mc Inerney helped the team to a 2nd place finish at the 2007 MAC Championships. Overall UB went 17-16-2 during the two years.

McInerney is a standout soccer player who currently plays professional with the Rochester Lancers of the Major Indoor Soccer League. McInerney has played as the Lancers Goalkeeper the past three years, helping the team to the 2012 MISL playoffs. Before signing with the Rochester Lancers, Mc Inerney started his Professional career playing one season for St Patrick's Athletic FC, Bray Wanderer's FC and Dublin City FC in the League of Ireland. McInerney played college soccer for Division 1 program the University of Memphis, helping the team to a 16-4-1 record and the 2004 Conference USA Championship.

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